Health Economist Position for CADTH

CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canada’s health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of drugs and medical devices in our health care system.


  • Reviewing economic evaluations (model structure, model inputs, assumptions) submitted by drug manufacturers
  • Designing and undertaking economic evaluations, budget impact analyses, and reviews of economic evidence of health technologies
  • Developing computer-based economic models for performing economic evaluations and budget impact analyses, as required
  • Leading and coordinating the efforts of internal and external research team members to ensure project objectives are met
  • Preparing reports for stakeholders
  • Participating in expert committee or advisory committee meetings to present and/or provide clarification of economic findings
  • Representing CADTH at conferences and other external meetings
  • Providing input to and reviewing reports of other researchers, including project team members.


  • A post-graduate degree or diploma in Economics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, or Public Health
  • At least two (2) to four (4) years of relevant experience in health services research, with advanced training in the evaluation of health technologies
  • A thorough understanding of health economic methods, with skill in computer-based economic and statistical modelling
  • Should be self-directed and have experience working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong organizational and project management capabilities
  • Commitment to high-quality work and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) to be able to convey technical information succinctly to varied audiences
  • Concise, precise report-writing skills
  • A collaborative approach to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.

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